Families, couples and even solo travelers who choose beach trips for their vacation usually have a few things in common: they love the sun, the sand and the water. As someone who has visited Gulf Shores and Orange Beach often, I can assure you, those (more…)
Mother Nature has thrown a curve at speckled trout anglers on the Alabama Gulf Coast this year. In normal years, trout fishing would be wide open all along Alabama’s 53-mile coastline, but unusual weather patterns this year have concentrated the fishing (more…)
Are you reading this blog on your phone?
That’s no surprise. We are becoming slaves to our devices, checking phone messages, email and social media accounts day and night. Americans, especially, have a hard time leaving work behind when on vacation (more…)
Let’s name some things that go together:
Chocolate chips and cookies.
Tacos and margaritas.
Summer and sandy toes.
Beach vacations and budget talks.
Yes, you read the last one right.
Beach vacations and budget talks can mix! In fact, they (more…)
The weather this year has been definitely of the yo-yo variety, and the record warm spell we enjoyed in February set in motion a migration that usually occurs a little later in the year.
The hard-fighting fish with sharp teeth, the king mackerel, is (more…)
What do you do when you vacation at the beach?
That may sound like a silly question, because the answer is typically “Hang out at the beach, of course!” But if you’re taking a big family on a beach vacation, not everyone may want to keep their toes (more…)